Honorary Degree Recipient
Doctor of Laws
College of Liberal Arts, College of Education and Human Development and Medical School, May 13, 2004
Stanley S. Hubbard, a graduate of the University of Minnesota, is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hubbard Broadcasting and past Chairman of United States Satellite Broadcasting Co., Inc. He has been a leader in the broadcast industry throughout his career. He is recognized nationally for his pioneering work in satellite broadcasting, which revolutionized newsgathering and dramatically improved citizens' access to accurate, timely news of worldly events. He is a champion of excellence, ethics, and innovation in broadcasting and in the many organizations he serves as a volunteer and visionary philanthropist. He has received numerous awards recognizing his community service. His support for and commitment to the University of Minnesota is legendary.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.